Golfing in Kerry
There is a wonderful selection of Parkland and Links Courses within an easy drive of Killarney. The Irish Open was a huge success in Killarney Golf Club in 2010, and returns in 2011 once again.
- Killarney Golf & Fishing Club
- Ballybunion Golf Club
- Waterville Golf Club
- Dooks Golf Club
- Tralee Golf Club
Walking & Hiking
Killarney and Kerry is a walkers Paradise with walks ranging from gentle scenic strolls to hikes up Irelands highest mountains. See our Hillwalking page for details.
Kayaking & Watersports
Kayaking on the lakes of Killarney or on the Atlantic ocean, windsurfing, surfing, boarding, scuba diving - whatever you're into is available nearby.
Horseriding and Trekking is well catered for in Killarney.
Angling & Fishing
With an abundance of lake and river fishing locally, and with the Atlantic ocean only a short drive away; there is a fishing experience available for all requirements.
Heritage & Culture
Our heritage and culture make us what we are and is to be seen all around us; from our castles, forts and historic buildings to our Gaelic language, our music and dance to the distinctively Irish way we live.
Gardens & Parks
Muckross Gardens is a short walk from Friars Glen, but for gardening enthusiasts there are several gardens of serious horticultural merit nearby.
- Muckross House & Gardens
- Dunloe Castle Gardens
- Dereen Gardens
- Ilnacullen - Garinish Island
- Derrynane National Park
- Kells Gardens
- Glanleam House Gardens
Cycling & Mountaineering
Cycling is hugely popular in Kerry and the serious enthusiast will not be disappointed with miles of testing scenic routes to travel. Also bikes can be rented nearby to cycle the myriad of paths and trails around the Killarney national Park and hinterland.
Spas & Wellbeing
There are many superb Spas in the Killarney area that offer a huge range of health and beauty treatments. Most are based in larger hotels and all welcome visitors by appointment. Nearest to us is the 5-star Cloisters Spa at the Muckross Park Hotel, located 400m away.Back to top